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Judge Says Peter Dutton Could Go To Jail If He Defies Orders in Immigration Case

Australia’s home affairs minister has failed to comply with an order to make a decision on whether to grant an Iranian man a protection visa. Read more details in Ben Butler’s report in The Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2020/jun/17/judge-says-peter-dutton-could-go-to-jail-if-he-defies-orders-in-immigration-case?fbclid=IwAR30G6KUH_nS7gkISuDI-BxitQkMBgBm7UsS3AOgIOFnxA6hz0DH9sxeXvM

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‘It does happen here’: Calls to address police brutality in Australia

The family of an Aboriginal man who died in custody says protests against police brutality in the US should be a wake-up call about the plight of Indigenous Australians in the justice system. Justice advocates in Australia, including the National Justice Project’s George Newhouse have drawn parallels between the death of George Floyd and the case of David Dungay jnr, …

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Former police watchdog commissioner says officer may have acted unlawfully during teenager’s arrest

A former commissioner of the New South Wales Police watchdog believes a police officer captured on camera sweeping the legs out from a 16-year-old Indigenous boy may have acted unlawfully. NJP’s George Newhouse discusses the case with ABC News and his role representing the family of the teenager. https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-06-03/pressure-builds-over-police-handling-of-indigenous-boys-arrest/12317868

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NSW police officer in viral Indigenous teen arrest video should be charged, family says

A video of the 16-year-old being arrested in a Surry Hills park on Monday afternoon has been widely circulated on social media. NJP’s George Newhouse discusses the case with ABC News. Follow the story here. PHOTO: The boys family and other representatives take a knee at the press conference. SOURCE: ABC News: Mark Reddie https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-06-03/nsw-police-officer-in-indigenous-arrest-video-family-speaks/12316226

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Quoting a meme, Scott Morrison says US violence will not bring about change

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has referred to a meme to denounce violent protests in the United States prompted by the shocking death of an African-American man. In the SBS News coverage, NJP’s George Newhouse compares the case of David Dungay Junior, who died in custody while being pinned down by five police officers, with Mr Floyd’s death in Minneapolis. Read more via …